Poon, given a chance to comment on the concern that the FIGO guidelines diverged from those of ACOG and SMFM
, responded in an interview, "FIGO, being the global voice for women's health, likes to ensure that our recommendations are resource appropriate.
"The Digisonics tool is a valuable option for accurately and quickly incorporating the SMFM
guideline on the topic into clinical care.
(NASDAQ: NTRA) is showcasing its recently expanded Panorama non-invasive prenatal test (NIPT), which is now validated for screening twin pregnancies, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM
) ongoing annual meeting in Dallas, the company said.
has reviewed the evidence, including this recent paper, and feels that while NIPT is a promising new technology, and this new report is important and excellent news, it does not constitute sufficient reason to change current American Congress of Obstetricians abd Gynecologists (ACOG) and SMFM
In addition, the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) and the Society of Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM
) reportedly recognize the tremendous potential of cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, concluding that cfDNA testing can be offered to patients at increased risk of aneuploidy.
(1.) Belfort MA: SMFM
Publication Committee: placenta accreta.
In the January 2012 issue of the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing (JOGNN), a joint statement was issued from Association of Women's Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM), American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOOG), and Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM
In his 14-year career of voluntary service within the SMFM
, O'Keeffe has served as a representative of the society's government relations, coding, and practice management committees, as well as a member of its board of directors.
Here, too, great strides are being made, both in the commercial and military arenas over a wide range of conventional and novel approaches to power generation, from throw-away and rechargeable batteries, micro-fuel cells and thermo (body heat) generators, to Synthetic Multi-Functional Materials (SMFM
) that weave electrical storage capability directly into wearable fabrics (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency-Synthetic Multi-Functional Materials; Micro Chemical and Thermal Systems-Compact Fuel Processors).
Clark has recently proposed diagnostic criteria for AFE case report in order to prevent over reporting, but the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine (SMFM
) continues to support the current clinical diagnosis [11,13].